Health

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Women are often the people in the family responsible for taking care of their family’s health concerns, yet they often neglect their own health, including the health of their eyes.

April 23, 2015 ×
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April is Autism Awareness Month

By Loris Susi Special to the Herald Union April is…

April 8, 2015 ×
Telehealth brings long-distance specialists to you

Telehealth brings long-distance specialists to you

Telehealth is paving the way for the future of military medicine in Europe Regional Medical Command.

March 26, 2015 ×

Flu vaccine remains relevant in spring

The Wiesbaden Health Clinic has seen a sharp increase in the number of patients treated for flu and influenza-like illnesses over the past weeks, and increased flu activity was noted across military treatment facilities in Germany.

March 11, 2015 ×
Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

What did your child eat for a snack today? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and with that in mind, it’s important to know that while many snack choices seem healthy, they actually have a high sugar content that cavities love. Examples of these snacks include fruit juices, milk, dried fruit and whole grain cereals. These sugars feed bacteria, and these bacteria produce acids that erode teeth and cause tooth decay.

February 26, 2015 ×
Did you make it past Feb. 18?

Did you make it past Feb. 18?

It’s that time of year again when weight loss tops the resolution list of many Americans.

February 26, 2015 ×
Wellness Center offers holistic approach to health

Wellness Center offers holistic approach to health

The Wiesbaden Army Wellness Center has been open since Nov. 1, 2013 and has helped more than 2,315 clients. Considering that “wellness centers” are a generally new concept in the Army, the community might wonder what the AWC has to offer.

February 25, 2015 ×
Feb. 19 is Great American Spit Out

Feb. 19 is Great American Spit Out

On Feb. 19, join others across the nation in recognition of the Great American Spit Out, a time to quit the use of smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco, snuff, snus and dissolvable products (i.e., lozenges, strips, sticks) for a period of 24 hours or more.

February 11, 2015 ×